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Human Development Across The Life Span - 2840261021

519,99 zł

Human Development Across The Life Span

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Society & social sciences>Social services & welfare, criminology>Social welfare & social services>Socia...

A Practically Focused Guide To Effective Counseling Of All Clients Human Development Across The Life Span Is A Practical Guide To Human Growth And Development, Moving Beyond Theory To Include Real-world Applications For Counselors Who Work With Clients.

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Human Rights and Social Justice - 2826675591

330,22 zł

Human Rights and Social Justice SAGE Publications Inc

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'This book provides a valuable framework from which useful discussion and social action can be developed. It is especially relevant to the issues faced by professionals in the helping and health professions, and could serve to foster greater awareness of global concerns and aims shared by workers in these professions.' -JOURNAL OF PHENOMENOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY Human Rights and Social Justice: Social Action and Service for the Helping and Health Professions has a unique perspective that views human rights as the bedrock of social justice. It provides a clear blueprint how human rights and social justice concerns can serve as a conceptual framework for policy and practice interventions among the helping and health professions. Key Features - Provides both historical and philosophical perspectives on human rights principles, with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the centerpiece - Succinctly summarizes for the educated layperson core principles of other major human rights documents, such as international conventions on: Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR); Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (CESCR); the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW); the Eradication of Racial Discrimination (CERD); the Rights of the Child (CRC); Torture (CAT); the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Medical Ethics; and the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness - Viewing social justice as struggle, advocates a multi-pronged approach dealing with whole, at-risk, and clinical populations to promote physical and mental well-being and eradicate social and individual pathology - Examines social actions like human rights education, resolutions, and bills; the arts and the media; humanistic administration; grant writing; social entrepreneurship; clinical interventions; and quantitative and qualitative research that fcan promote human dignity, public health, human development, and the creation of a human rights culture, which is a "lived awareness" of human rights principles in mind, heart, and body - Supported by Instructor Resources on CD - which includes PowerPoint slides for each chapter accompanied by notes from the author, a comprehensive test bank, a sample syllabus, teaching tips, and more. Intended Audience This text is an excellent core or supplement text for social policy and practice courses encompassing social work, psychology, psychiatry, public health, medicine, nursing, ethics, law, theology, philosophy, the arts, peace studies, political science, and world citizenship. Scholars, activists, and practitioners will find it a valuable reference for years to come. "Human rights and social justice is an important contribution to social justice theory and practice. Dr. Wronka presents a solid and sound argument that human rights, as proclaimed in 1948 by the United Nations in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ought to serve as the foundation for socially just ways of life." -David G. Gil Professor, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University "Brilliantly demonstrates that human rights provides a powerful framework for the helping and health professions. Blending in-depth knowledge of human rights with theory and practice in the helping professions, Wronka presents a comprehensive model to guide actions from global to micro levels, and from professional to personal." -Lynne M. Healy Center for International Social Work Studies "At once accessible and learned, theoretical and practical. Wronka's groundbreaking text, reflecting comprehensive knowledge melded with a commitment to social action, is worthy of every professional's library. It should be required reading in schools." -Janice Wood Wetzel International Association of Schools of Social Work

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Neurosis And Human Growth - 2846026717

89,99 zł

Neurosis And Human Growth

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Health & personal development>Self-help & personal development>Popular psychologyKsiążki Obcojęzyczne>A...

Reissued In A New Format As A Special 40th Anniversary Edition, Karen Horney's Study Offers Insights Into The Neurotic Processes Of Coping As A Special Form Of Human Development And Describes The Forces That Work For And Against People's Realization Of Their Potential.

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Social Policy for Development - 2854276591

175,44 zł

Social Policy for Development Sage Publications

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'Strong social policy is essential for sustainable growth. This book is an extremely useful overview of social policy issue for policy makers and anyone who wants to understand the true roots of successful sustainable development' - Ian Johnson, Vice President for Sustainable Development, The World Bank 'Throughout the world issues of social development have now taken centre stage. There is no more comprehensive and readable guide to the choices and conflicts of this global drama. This book is essential reading for all students and practitioners of social development - and for every World Bank economist' - David Piachaud, Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics This much-needed textbook fulfils a major gap in providing a complete up-to-date guide and introduction to the increasingly important role of social policy in the context of development processes and practice. Across a number of key sectors and areas of social policy concern, the authors accessibly introduce and explain the main conceptual debates, the most recent policy discussions, and provide applied examples to illustrate the latest developments in the social policy and planning field.Central topics covered include: - poverty - rural development - urban development - education - health - social work - social welfare - international development and cooperation. Social Policy for Development is an essential text for all students and practitioners alike seeking a deeper understanding of the issues of poverty, social exclusion and deprivation across social policy and development studies internationally.

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Social Work with Children - 2854291381

129,04 zł

Social Work with Children PALGRAVE MACMILLAN

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When working with children to promote their welfare and safeguard them from harm, the best course of action is not always clear. Based on two of the most important organizing frameworks - human ecology and child development - Social Work with Children provides an invaluable guide for working with a wide range of children. Divided into two parts, this book: * Explores interactions between children's development, their relationships and the environments in which they are brought up, at different stages in their lives; * Demonstrates how up-to-date legislation and policy across the UK shapes practice with different groups of children; * Considers the expectations and requirements of social workers, and how this influences the development of professional identity; * Encourages readers to reflect on their own skills, knowledge and experience by providing practice pointers throughout. This is an outstandingly clear and comprehensive guide to social work with children for students and practitioners in the field.

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Primer on Posttraumatic Growth - 2849849090

190,85 zł

Primer on Posttraumatic Growth Wiley

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"From the inspiring chapter quotes, to relevant historical and current research, to practical clinical directions, Primer on Posttraumatic Growth takes a giant step toward both grounding us and moving us ahead with strong hope for adjustment and growth in the post-trauma/loss world. This is a comprehensive, practical, and readable work that should be at hand for any mental health clinician, pastoral care professional, or student preparing for these professions."§--J. Shep Jeffreys, EdD, FT, author of Helping Grieving People--When Tears Are Not Enough: A Handbook for Care Providers, Second Edition§A guide for helping your clients overcome negative events, based on the latest research on posttraumatic growth§Drawing on the growing empirical and theoretical material on posttraumatic growth--an outgrowth of the positive psychology movement--Primer on Posttraumatic Growth provides insight, depth, and treatment recommendations for both the clinicians who work with those who have experienced dramatic negative events in their lives and for other professionals who support victims of trauma and extreme stress.§This essential primer examines:§The connections between meaning and growth§The impact of cognitive processing on posttraumatic growth§Positive emotion and posttraumatic growth§Posttraumatic growth and an "open" personality§The human drive to be in positive and important interpersonal relationships§Forgiveness: can it be extended towards all areas of posttraumatic growth?§Posttraumatic growth and religious and spiritual variables§Wisdom and posttraumatic growth

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Critical Psychology - 2854270340

196,10 zł

Critical Psychology Sage Publications

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"Do read this book - it will refresh you if you have not come across critical psychology before. If you are already "critical", this is an excellent, up-to-date overview of the area". (THE (Times Higher Education)). "An excellent book in all respects - compulsory reading for scholars interested in a socio-political contextual analysis of complex human behaviour". (Professor David F Marks, City University, London). "The arrival of a Second Edition of this classic is an exciting event. The editors have assembled a world class array of authors to bring students to the forefront of critical scholarship today. Adding to the work's lustre are fresh new chapters on critical social issues, along with a set of new pedagogical aids. Bravo!" (Kenneth J. Gergen, Senior Research Professor, Swarthmore College). The Second Edition of Critical Psychology extends the original's comprehensive and accessible critique of mainstream psychology. Fully revised, reconfigured and expanded, the Second Edition explores critical psychology's continued growth and diversification, offering practical advice, and noting significant theoretical and political dilemmas confronting critical psychologists today. While other texts focus on narrower specialties within critical psychology or on specific theoretical or methodological perspectives, Critical Psychology retains its focus on critical psychology as a whole. Key features of the new edition include: each chapter now also includes a summary of main points, a glossary of important terms, suggested readings and Internet sites, and questions for discussion; the book's contributors; most of them new; have thoroughly updated the original chapters and provide multiple perspectives on critical psychology's core concerns; and reflecting recent developments, Parts Three and Four are completely new to this edition. Part Three provides in-depth coverage of critical psychology's relevance to social justice, focusing on the issues of race, class, gender, disability, colonization/globalization, human rights/social justice in post-conflict settings, and oppression/empowerment in mental health systems. Part Four examines critical psychology practice, from theory, methodology and therapy to community organizing and the politics of resistance.

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Psychology and Law - 2854301943

472,54 zł

Psychology and Law Cambridge University Press

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Now in its fourth edition, Psychology and Law is a comprehensive guide to the complex interactions between psychology and criminal law. Andreas Kapardis explores contemporary psycho-legal issues both in and out of the courtroom, from eyewitness testimony, investigative interviewing, jury decision making, and sentencing as a human process, to restorative justice, terrorism, police prejudice and offender profiling. The book draws upon sources from Europe, North America and Australia to investigate the subjectivity and human fallibility inherent in our systems of justice. It suggests ways of minimising undesirable influences on judicial decision making, and discusses procedures for dealing with witnesses and suspects. Fully revised and with greater emphasis on relevant law, Psychology and Law remains the leading text on legal psychology for students and practitioners in psychology, law, criminology, social work and law enforcement.

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Positive Psychology in Practice - 2854333527

464,50 zł

Positive Psychology in Practice John Wiley & Sons Inc

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The best minds in positive psychology survey the state of the field Positive Psychology in Practice, Second Edition moves beyond the theoretical to show how positive psychology is being used in real-world settings, and the new directions emerging in the field. An international team of contributors representing the best and brightest in the discipline review the latest research, discuss how the findings are being used in practice, explore new ideas for application, and discuss focus points for future research. This updated edition contains new chapters that explore the intersection between positive psychology and humanistic psychology, salugenesis, hedonism, and eudaimonism, and more, with deep discussion of how the field is integrating with the new areas of self-help, life coaching, social work, rehabilitation psychology, and recovery-oriented service systems. This book explores the challenges and opportunities in the field, providing readers with the latest research and consensus on practical application. Get up to date on the latest research and practice findings Integrate positive psychology into assessments, life coaching, and other therapies Learn how positive psychology is being used in schools Explore possible directions for new research to push the field forward Positive psychology is being used in areas as diverse as clinical, counseling, forensic, health, educational, and industrial/organizational settings, in a wide variety of interventions and applications. Psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to promote human flourishing and well-being will find the second edition of Positive Psychology in Practice to be an informative, comprehensive guide.

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Study Guide to DSM-5 - 2848952493

289,06 zł

Study Guide to DSM-5 American Psychiatric Publishing

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The Study Guide to DSM-5[trademark] is an indispensable instructional supplement to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. The Study Guide is intended to assist readers in understanding diagnostic criteria and concepts from DSM-5[trademark], as well as how to apply them. Diagnostic categories are made straightforward with learning objectives, an overview narrative, diagnostic pearls, and summary discussion. Then, under the diagnostic category, the reader will find in-depth sections for key diagnoses on "Approach to the Diagnosis," "Getting the Diagnosis," "Diagnostic Variations," "Epidemiology," and "Differential Diagnosis," complemented by user-friendly diagnostic tips, case vignettes, tables, and summary bullets. Lastly, self-assessment questions, a checklist of key concepts, questions to discuss with colleagues and mentors, case-based question sets, and recommended readings will help readers visualize diagnostic categories as they naturally occur in multidimensional, clinically complex scenarios and teach the diagnostic criteria in a practical, comprehensive, and memorable way. The Study Guide to DSM-5[trademark] is written by recognized leaders in academic psychiatry who provide their expertise in helping the reader to understand how criteria, as words in a manual, come together in the real-life experience of patients. Experts across clinical areas and learners were engaged to help ensure attunement to learner concerns in the book's development. Teachers and students of psychology, psychiatry, social work, medical schools, and residency programs will benefit from this interesting and enormously instructive companion volume.

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A Psychoeducational Approach to Serving Gifted and Talented Children - 2854234162

568,29 zł

A Psychoeducational Approach to Serving Gifted and Talented Children Springer, Berlin

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Most leaders in American society recognize that gifted children are among our most precious natural resources. Following the Soviet Union s launch of the Sputnik in the 1960s, our country focused resources on identifying and nurturing America s intellectually gifted. Less than a decade later, however, America s gifted and talented have become an almost neglected special-needs population for a variety of socio-cultural, political, and economic reasons. Even American psychology has given little attention to the unmet and under-met needs of America s most promising youth.§The gifted population comprise roughly 5% to 20% of the general population of school-age children depending on which definition of gifted and talented or which set of diagnostic criteria are applied. The gifted are a significant population, based on their numbers and on their potential to make a real difference in our nation s future. §A recent survey of international experts in the gifted field published in Professional Psychology: Research & Practice (Pfeiffer, 2001) identified key areas in which professional psychology can play a critically important role in serving the gifted. The article identified specific practice implications for professional psychology, including:§Assuming a leadership role in the screening and identification of gifted children.§Serving as consultants in promoting talent development in the schools and in work with families of the gifted.§Providing counseling services to the gifted, as well as their parents, who are in need of psychotherapeutic intervention. §The purpose of the proposed volume is to provide psychologists, graduate students, and other allied professionals who serve children with a definitive resource on how best to accomplish these three practice implications. The handbook is intended as a scholarly resource for practitioners and trainers in psychology and closely related human service fields who work with children, adolescents, and families. The handbook is also intended for graduate students specializing in the fields of school psychology, clinical child psychology, social work, mental health counseling, child psychiatry, and marriage and family therapy. Chapters will include a brief discussion of relevant theory and a cogent discussion of research, with emphasis on the application of empirical research to guide best practices. Each chapter will be written by an individual or individuals who are imminently qualified to discuss the particular topic area being addressed. Moreover, each chapter author(s) will be asked to take an empirical approach toward his or her scholarly discussion and avoid presenting only one theoretically-biased point of view. The goal is to provide the reader with a definitive and timely resource on the literature relevant to meeting the psychoeducational and psychological needs of the gifted and their families.

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Evolution of Childhood - 2843493442

128,87 zł

Evolution of Childhood HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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This book is an intellectual tour de force: a comprehensive Darwinian interpretation of human development. Looking at the entire range of human evolutionary history, Melvin Konner tells the compelling and complex story of how cross-cultural and universal characteristics of our growth from infancy to adolescence became rooted in genetically inherited characteristics of the human brain. All study of our evolution starts with one simple truth: human beings take an extraordinarily long time to grow up. What does this extended period of dependency have to do with human brain growth and social interactions? And why is play a sign of cognitive complexity, and a spur for cultural evolution? As Konner explores these questions, and topics ranging from bipedal walking to incest taboos, he firmly lays the foundations of psychology in biology. As his book eloquently explains, human learning and the greatest human intellectual accomplishments are rooted in our inherited capacity for attachments to each other. In our love of those we learn from, we find our way as individuals and as a species. Never before has this intersection of the biology and psychology of childhood been so brilliantly described. 'Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution,' wrote Dobzhansky. In this remarkable book, Melvin Konner shows that nothing in childhood makes sense except in the light of evolution.

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Autophagy: Cancer, Other Pathologies, Inflammation, Immunity, Infection, and Aging - 2854452199

696,84 zł

Autophagy: Cancer, Other Pathologies, Inflammation, Immunity, Infection, and Aging ELSEVIER SCIENCE

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Understanding the importance and necessity of the role of autophagy in health and disease is vital for the studies of cancer, aging, neurodegeneration, immunology, and infectious diseases. Comprehensive and forward-thinking, these books offer a valuable guide to both cellular processes while inciting researchers to explore their potentially important connections. Volume 9 Necrosis and Inflammation in Human Diseases emphasizes the role of Autophagy in necrosis and inflammation. This volume also explains in detail the molecular mechanism(s) underlying the formation of autophagosomes, including the progression of Omegasomes to autophagosomes. This information is important because one of the major functions of autophagy is to degrade and eliminate excessive, old, and harmful materials from the cell. Autophagosomes receive these materials (cellular cargo) and transports them to lysosomes for degradation. Lysosomes contain the digestive enzymes (hydrolases) that breakdown proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, etc (self-digestion). To further explain this phenomenon, the role of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in the formation of autophagosomes will be discussed. ULK1 and Beclin 1 proteins are also important in the initial formation of autophagosomes, which are discussed. Because much of the early research in this area was carried out using yeast cells, the role of Golgi complex in the autophagosome formation in these cells is explained. An explanation of the Role of autophagy related gene ATG5 in cancer (e.g., gastrointestinal cancer) is included. Paradoxically, autophagy is a â

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Body in Culture, Technology and Society - 2854218866

319,89 zł

Body in Culture, Technology and Society BERTRAMS

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'Once in a while a manuscript stops you in your tracks...What we are offered here is no recovering of old ground but a step change in perspectives on "body matters" that is both innovative and of fundamental importance to anyone working on this sociological terrain...This text is groundbreaking and simply has to be read' - Acta Sociologica 'This is Shilling at his creative best...these are seminal observations of the classical theories drawn together as never before. Moreover, as a framework [this monograph] provides a genuinely new and fertile way of reconsidering not just classical sociology but contemporary forms as well' - Sport, Education & Society 'This is a comprehensive, theoretically sophisticated, and ambitious treatise on the body that draws from, and applies, both classical and contemporary sociological theory in a manner that is innovative and thought-provoking. This book is engaging and thought-provoking, but Shilling's greatest achievement is his ability to illustrate the importance and continued relevance of classical and contemporary sociological theory to real world concerns. It is a book worthy of widespread attention. It reinvigorated my interest in the sociological classics and contained countless nuggets of interesting information that led me to conclude that it would be a worthy book to recommend to a broad sociological audience' - Teaching Sociology 'Shilling's book (like his earlier The Body and Social Theory) is crucial reading...a further valuable contribution in a field where he has provided so much' - Theory & Psychology 'This is an impressive book by one of the leading social theorists working in the field of body studies. It provides a critical summation of theoretical and substantive work in the field to date, while also presenting a powerful argument for a corporeal realism in which the body is both generative of the emergent properties of social structure and a location of their effects. Its scope and originality make it a key point of reference for students and academics in body studies and in the social and cultural sciences more generally' - Ian Burkitt, Reader in Social Science, University of Bradford 'Chris Shilling is as always a lucid guide through the dense thickets of the "sociology of the body", and his chapters on the fields of work, sport, eating, music and technology brilliantly show how abstract theoretical debates relate to the real world of people's lives' - Professor Stephen Mennell, University College Dublin 'What I find very useful and without any doubt valuable, not only in Shilling's The Body in Culture, Technology and Society but in his work in general, is the breadth and profoundness of his discussion about the body...the style Shilling maintains is crucial for further development of the sociology of the body as a discipline, for it provides us with a rich intellectual environment about the body' - Sociology 'For any colleague wanting to have a clear idea of how studies of the body can be empirically grounded as well as theoretically 'rich', Chris Shilling's The Body in Culture, Technology and Society , is the book to read. To my mind it offers the best account thus far of not only how social action is embodied and must be recognised as such but also of how social structures condition and shape embodied subjects in a variety of social arenas...This is wonderful insightful 'stuff' - the ideas and intricate thoughts of a scholar such as Shilling who has been immersed in thinking about the complexities of the body in society as well as sociology for a number of years' - Sociology of Health and Illness This is a milestone in the sociology of the body. The book offers the most comprehensive overview of the field to date and an innovative framework for the analysis of embodiment. It is founded on a revised view of the relation of classical works to the body. It argues that the body should be read as a multi-dimensional medium for the constitution of society. Upon this foundation, the author constructs a series of analyses of the body and the economy, culture, sociality, work, sport, music, food and technology.

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Society and Nature - 2854332124

309,72 zł

Society and Nature Polity Press

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Society and Nature is a lively and highly accessible introduction to the sociology of the environment. The book provides a comprehensive guide to contemporary issues and current debates -- including society, nature and the enlightenment, industry and environmental transformation, commodification, consumption, the network society and human identity, human biology, citizenship and new social movements. Combining insights from contemporary sociology, politics, developmental biology and psychology, Peter Dickens suggests that environmental degradation is largely due to humanitya s narcissistic demand that the environment be made into a commodity to be consumed. Meanwhile, human biology is also being modified: peoplea s bodies are being rebuilt in ways that reflect their class positions. People and their surroundings have always adapted according to the demands of society. But modern capitalist society is changing the environment and its people in profound, potentially catastrophic, ways, shaping both human and non--human nature in its own image. The book contains a number of student features to interest and guide the reader as well as an attractive and clear layout. It will be particularly useful for students and teachers of sociology, human ecology, environmental studies and social theory. Dickensa insight won his work the American Sociological Associationa s Outstanding Publication Award 2006, in the Environment and Technology section.

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